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Changes to Classical Civilization Major

January 27, 2012 Tim Smith Library of Celsus at EphesusThe department would like to announce that the requirements for the Classical Civilization major have changed. Students are no longer required to take two years in Greek or Latin to fulfill the language requirement; instead, any foreign language approved by the […]

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June 1, 2013 at 5:10 pmNews

James Andrews Moderates Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

April 19, 2012 Tim Smith Aquila Theatre Presents Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives: Poetry-Drama-Dialogue: A National Conversation on April 21, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Big Meeting Room at Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street, Athens, OH 45701. Aeschylus, Agamemnon. “The Sacrifice of Iphigenia.” Lines 104-159; 184-255. (Oresteia by Aeschylus, translated […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:58 pmNews

Greek Islands, Anyone?

January 12, 2012 Tim Smith Alden Library has just added the 20-volume set titled McGilchrist’s Greek Islands. As the author, Nigel McGilchrist, says on his website for the set that the books started out to be an addition to the Blue Guides series, but he accumulated too much information for […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:56 pmNews

One-Volume Classical Dictionaries

July 12, 2012 Tim Smith Alden Library’s Reference Collection (on the 2nd floor) now has the brand new 4th edition of the long-time standard work, the Oxford Classical Dictionary. The publisher’s blurb claims that ”the fourth edition of this established dictionary offers entries on all aspects of the classical world. […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:53 pmNews

Neil Bernstein Receives Research Award

Neil Bernstein Receives Research Award

January 9, 2013 Tim Smith The Ohio University Research Committee has awarded $7,123 to Dr. Neil Bernstein, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, to aid in his contribution to the Tesserae Project. This project is a freely available web interface for exploring the phenomenon of text reuse and variation in […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:47 pmNews

Oxford Bibliographies Online

July 12, 2012 Tim Smith New from Oxford are two publications from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Islamic Studies and Classics. As described on the website, these publications combine the “best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia.” Each bibliography covers more than a hundred topics–with more to be added […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:43 pmNews

Loren Lybarger Receives National Endowment for Humanities Fellowship

Loren Lybarger Receives National Endowment for Humanities Fellowship

January 18, 2013 Tim Smith The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a Fellowship to Dr. Loren Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics & World Religions, to support research on religion and identity among Palestinian immigrants in Chicago during the 2013-14 academic year. This grant will allow Lybarger to complete the […]

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June 1, 2013 at 4:40 pmNews Research